Overview / Major Events
This week marked the arrival of the 2nd funnel and the end of the work of the various policy standing committees. Here forward the only significant work will be in Appropriations and Ways and Means Committees (and this will continue until the end of Session).
With roughly four to five weeks left in the Session, work will now shift to the respective House and Senate floors as they begin to clear the calendar of the remaining policy bills and dig deep into the appropriations process.
What’s Alive or Dead?
Among the big items that have cleared all funnel hurdles and will be eligible for the duration are bills to legalize sports betting in Iowa, a proposed constitutional amendment to embed gun rights in the Iowa Constitution, legislation to require pharmacy benefit managers to share drug discounts with patients, and a proposal to change the nomination process for judges at the Appeals and Supreme Court levels.
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